Period
to 21 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -56 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing Legal 152 279 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.71% 3.03% 2.57%
As % of the General category 3.74% 5.94% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 201 144
Central London median daily rate £413 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £206 £306 £226
90th Percentile £588 £625 £649
London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Central London median hourly rate - £49.00 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.70% +500.00%
London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +13.04% +3.37%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,065 4,698 3,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.69% 50.98% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,956 3,657 2,787
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 32
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.90% -15.13%
10th Percentile £12.14 £13.30 £13.37
90th Percentile £40.20 £53.00 £30.04
London median hourly rate £24.68 £25.56 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.44% +11.12% +2.22%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Central London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Central London

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -50 119 £425 -5.56% 27
Southwark -31 3 - -
West End of London -16 2 £375 +9.49%
Legal
London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 59 (38.82%) Law
2 51 (33.55%) Finance
3 37 (24.34%) Windows
4 31 (20.39%) iManage
5 27 (17.76%) Project Management
5 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
7 20 (13.16%) SQL
7 20 (13.16%) Information Security
7 20 (13.16%) Windows 10
8 17 (11.18%) Citrix
9 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (10.53%) ITIL
10 15 (9.87%) Active Directory
11 14 (9.21%) Information Security Management
11 14 (9.21%) Security Management
11 14 (9.21%) VMware
11 14 (9.21%) ISMS
12 13 (8.55%) Migration
12 13 (8.55%) Banking
13 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
13 12 (7.89%) .NET
13 12 (7.89%) Document Management
13 12 (7.89%) Degree
13 12 (7.89%) Aderant
13 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (7.89%) User Experience
14 11 (7.24%) Office 365

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.66%) InVision
6 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (2.63%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.66%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.24%) Office 365
3 4 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
5 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) LAN
3 4 (2.63%) DHCP
3 4 (2.63%) DNS
3 4 (2.63%) Network Security
3 4 (2.63%) Skype
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.97%) VPN
4 3 (1.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) DMZ
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.95%) Power BI
4 3 (1.97%) Big Data
4 3 (1.97%) MS Access
4 3 (1.97%) MySQL
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) HBase
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 59 (38.82%) Law
2 51 (33.55%) Finance
3 13 (8.55%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 4 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 3 (1.97%) Publishing
6 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.29%) Analyst
2 26 (17.11%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.21%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.55%) Service Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) IT Trainer
5 12 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Trainer
6 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Developer
8 9 (5.92%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.26%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Citrix Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) .NET Core
3 6 (3.95%) REST
4 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.63%) SOAP
5 4 (2.63%) Web Services
5 4 (2.63%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) CSS3
7 1 (0.66%) Dropwizard
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) Kafka
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
7 1 (0.66%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.66%) PySpark
7 1 (0.66%) RESTEasy
7 1 (0.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) User Experience
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.97%) Derivative
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.97%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) IVR
8 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.97%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (17.76%) Project Management
2 20 (13.16%) Information Security
3 16 (10.53%) ITIL
4 14 (9.21%) Information Security Management
4 14 (9.21%) ISMS
4 14 (9.21%) Security Management
5 13 (8.55%) Migration
6 12 (7.89%) Document Management
6 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.58%) Change Control
7 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.92%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.92%) Change Management
9 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.26%) Practice Management
9 8 (5.26%) Scrum
10 7 (4.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) SQL
2 8 (5.26%) C#
3 7 (4.61%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.29%) VBA
5 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.32%) Scala
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) Java
7 1 (0.66%) Java 8
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) PMP
2 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.29%) CISSP
3 5 (3.29%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.63%) CCA
4 4 (2.63%) CISM
5 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) APMG
6 2 (1.32%) CISA
6 2 (1.32%) CRISC
6 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) MiFID
2 2 (1.32%) PMO
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) XenApp
2 7 (4.61%) XenDesktop
3 6 (3.95%) Docker
4 5 (3.29%) vSphere
5 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.97%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.95%) Terraform
3 5 (3.29%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (20.39%) iManage
2 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.18%) Citrix
4 14 (9.21%) VMware
5 12 (7.89%) Aderant
6 9 (5.92%) Cisco
7 8 (5.26%) Intapp
8 7 (4.61%) HP
8 7 (4.61%) Veritas
9 6 (3.95%) Sony
10 4 (2.63%) NetApp
11 3 (1.97%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.97%) F5
11 3 (1.97%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.97%) SAP
11 3 (1.97%) Tableau
12 2 (1.32%) Ariba
12 2 (1.32%) IBM
12 2 (1.32%) MobileIron